Definition of Eskalith
1. Noun. A white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder.
Generic synonyms: Antipsychotic, Antipsychotic Agent, Antipsychotic Drug, Major Tranquilizer, Major Tranquilliser, Major Tranquillizer, Neuroleptic, Neuroleptic Agent, Neuroleptic Drug, Carbonate
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Literary usage of Eskalith
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1. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"... medications such as lithium (eskalith) can, over time, normalize the abnormal mood and behavior of patients with bipolar disorder. ..."